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A reflection on International Conference on “Bhutan+10: Gender and Sustainable Mountain Development in a Changing World”
ICIMOD, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests/Royal Government of Bhutan, and National Commission for Women and Children of Bhutan jointly organised an international conference in the capital city of the Land of “Gross National Happiness” from 15-19 October 2012. The conference was a follow up event to “Celebrating Mountain Women” held in 2002. GIZ, the World Bank, FAO, IFAD, SDC, IDRC, SNV...
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Kabul International Ag-Fair
Ag-fair Introduction: The international Agriculture fair organized in badambagh, Kabul at 7-9 Nov 2012. Where many local and international companies and NGOs had stalls for displaying their products. The Ag-Fair officially inaugurated by the second deputy president Mr.Karim Khalili and H.E minister of Agriculture Mr. Mohammad Asif Rahimi at 9:00 am ,7 th Nov 2012 . This three- day...
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The delivery challenge - getting goods to remote rural communities in the Pacific Islands
One of the biggest challenges for agriculture and rural development projects in the Pacific Islands, especially those with a strong community-driven development agenda, is the effective and efficient delivery of goods and services to remote rural communities. Delivering social infrastructure, in the Solomon Islands Rural Development Project (RDP), for instance, has proven to be time...
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Learning to not send all your money home – a financial literacy course
    At the opening ceremony of the World Food Day on 16 October, where our President, Kanayo F. Nwanze, delivered a statement, remittances was one topic of focus. The President said:- “Working with farmers through their organizations is the best way of ensuring enduring and sustainable economic growth and poverty eradication. This includes working with...
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Grocery Shop of Saraswati: Wind of Change
You have to stop there for a while as you get down from the boat and start walking. The reason is a signboard reading Saraswati’s Dokan (Grocery shop of Saraswati) hanging on the wall of an ordinary shop made with straw and clay. Saraswati Barman, who recently turned to 45 years, is running the shop in Kholachanpur village for a couple of years. The village is surrounded by water....
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